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Institutional constraints and weak capacity often hamper the ability of local governments in developing countries to steer urbanization. As a result, there are not enough cities to accommodate an unabated rural-urban migration and many of those that exist are messy, sprawling, and disconnected.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailendra Kumar Yadav Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 25/05/2023.

The matter related to disturbance caused at Kufri due to unscientific management of tourist activities including employment of horses to a large number in a small area which was affecting natural vegetation, local ecology and damaging the environment at large scale.

To meet the larger vision of achieving Zero Carbon Emission Goal, Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways has launched ‘Harit Sagar’ the Green Port Guidelines.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Kannappan Vs The Tamil Nadu Coastal Zone Management Authority & Others dated 28/04/2023.

Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation was directed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to remove the constructions put by them without any clearance from Mudaliyarkuppam village, Cheyyur taluk, Chengalpattu district of Tamil Nadu. The constructions included toilets, compound walls along the banks of the Tazhuthali Kuppam estuary in the area between the water body and the sea.

Affidavit of Executive Engineer, Provincial Division, Public Works Department, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh in the matter of Vijay Kishor Goswami Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others, 28/04/2023.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mohan Singh Bagri Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 27/04/2023.

The affordable housing challenge plagues cities across India. Although city administrations have framed various strategies to tackle the issue, weak implementation, flawed policies, and an inherent lack of capacity to find long-term solutions have allowed slums to proliferate as an alternative.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Bombay Environmental Action Group Vs National Highways Authority of India & Others dated 24/04/2023.

The matter related to felling of mangrove trees for the Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway. The petition was filed by Bombay Environmental Action Group and arose out of the final judgment and order dated February 2, 2023 passed by the Bombay High Court. The Bombay High Court had permitted the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to cut 350 mangrove trees for 8-lane Vadodara-Mumbai expressway.

Haryana State Pollution Control Board and the District Magistrate, Faridabad has been directed by the NGT to file an action taken report on construction taking place even after the demolition of a school building in Sector-89, Faridabad. The school was built in a green area and violated the master plan and zoning plan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aashish Sardana Vs M/s Vatika Ltd. & Others dated 24/04/2023.